September 1998

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September 1998

Columns

STRONG LEADERSHIP: the key to success

Alan Kruglak

Whenever we come across an article, book or seminar on leadership, most of us instinctively either head for the nearest door or close the book. Unfortunately,...

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People

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Bob Cohen, founder of Clear-Com Intercom Systems, Emeryville, CA, is retiring after 30 years with the company. * Ray Bennett is analog audio design engineer...

Representative & Dealer News

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

JS Marketing Associates will represent Davicom Technologies, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, in KS, MO, IA, NE and southern IL. * Furman Sound, Petaluma, CA,...

Video Projections

HDTV: boon or boondoggle?

Peter H. Putman

At INFOCOMM '98, I participated with several industry notables in a panel discussion on the present and future of electronic display systems. One of the...

Book Reviews

NEW THINKING about the contracting business

Ted Uzzle

Books on business and marketing are usually written for the largest readership possible for a variety of reasons. Authors try to find the most fundamental...

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Business News

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Labor $aving Devices launches Web site Labor $aving Devices, a manufacturer of specialty tools for the wire and cable installation industries with headquarters...

Mind Games

Peter Mapp

The ear is a highly non-linear device with amazing acoustical resolving powers. By understanding a little about the way the ear/brain mechanism hears...

CLEAR PROJECTIONS

M. K. Milliken Jr.

Fonts have been around for more than 500 years, ever since Herr Gutenberg invented movable type in 1437. And, as anyone who owns a computer knows, there...

PERCEPTION OF SOUND AND IMAGE

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

In our universe, there is an objective reality, which may be defined through quantitative measurements.A rock has a specific mass. A thermometer will...

LIFE BEYOND 20 KHZ

David E. Blackmer

There is much controversy about how we might move forward towards higher quality reproduction of sound. The compact disc standard assumes that there is...

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HEARING

Diana Deutsch

In everyday life, we are continuously bombarded with mixtures of sounds that arise in parallel from many different sources. A major task for our auditory...

VISUAL TRICKERY

Richard Zakia

Illusions are real in the sense that they are perceived as being real. We deny this reality when we insist that visual reality coincides with physical...

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